Shahriyar Mukhtarov is a professor at the Economics Department of Vistula University. His research interests include energy economics, sustainable development, monetary economics, and building and applying econometric models for policy purposes. Shahriyar completed his postgraduate degree (MA) and PhD in Banking at Marmara University. Currently, he is enrolled in the Doctor of Sciences program (D.Sc.) at UNEC. Previously, besides working as the head of the Department of Economics at Baku Engineering University, he has served on many editorial boards and received awards from the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS), the Islamic World Organization for Science, Education and Culture (ICESCO) and the International Engineering and Technology Institute (IETI). Delivering lectures on Research Methods, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and Monetary Policy, Shahriyar authored 2 books, 48 research papers published in peer-reviewed journals, and 18 conference materials.